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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 May 2013

Abinger Guest House took me back to all the best of B&Bs from my childhood. The only reason I didn't give this a 5 is the shared toilets and shower on a different floor, but I knew going in that it would be shared, so the only surprise for me was the run upstairs. The shower on the first floor...

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 26 April 2013

Our room was quite small but exceptionally clean and comfortable. Be aware that there are no electrical outlets in the bath and only two in the room (at least in our twin room). I don't believe they have any first floor rooms so you will haul lugguage up narrow staircases. The thing that makes Abinger shine is Bob the innkeeper....

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yodekid, Owner at Abinger Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Chris Thanks for taking the time to post a review. You raise some good points which I can respond to. There are 6 power points in room 3. 2 behind the TV, 2 behind the fridge and 2 behind the bed nearest to the door. I will remember to point them out in future. Power in the bathroom is...

Cheshire
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Visited Leicester for a Week, Stayed for 2 Months, Abinger provided a home from home, was friendly, Accomodating, Breakfasts were great, Big TVs, Shower was lovely (not the usual 8KW electrics you get). Would definately be my first choice when revisiting Leicester.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2013

This place is an absolute jewel in Leicester's crown. The guesthouse is really nice as well as incredibly easy to find and get to, about a mile or so from the city centre and about 1.5 miles from the railway station. The rooms are more than adequate and Bob, the owner, is incredibly accommodating, even making me a bacon and...

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yodekid, Owner at Abinger Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks Daniel. If I had known you thought we were so great, perhaps I would have waived the 10% Poor Student Discount you got. (just kidding). You're not the first guest to have overslept and I guess that's a kind of compliment too. As the "face" of Abinger weekends, I tend to get more namechecks than the really hard and...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2013 via mobile

What a find! perfect location,smart,modern, clean and comfortable...very impressed with my room, free wi-fi ,lots of local places to eat, Tesco express a short walk, easy to park, very warm welcome from Bob..bathroom very clean,and a shower like hot niagra falls, can't wait for breakfast :-).. Thank you Bob.. Will be booking here again as a lot more weekends to...

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yodekid, Owner at Abinger Guest House, responded to this review

Wow, if I didn't already own it, I'd stay here myself! Thanks Terry.

Lucca, Toscana, Italy
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Ronald Isley used to sing "Love's still the answer", in this case there is nothing more appropriate than "Abinger is the answer". I could stop here, but let me tell you a couple of things before. Abinger is not only a lovely guest house - by the way, the rooms looked elegant in the pictures and I confirm that they...

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yodekid, Owner at Abinger Guest House, responded to this review

Hey Luca, thanks for your kind compliments. As Kenny Rogers said, "the best thing about running a guest house is that many people arrive as strangers and leave as friends"_ I may be paraphrasing here but I'm sure that's what the lyrics meant in Coward of the County. Some people might look at your comments and think they should keep...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2013

A real find - the beds were brilliant and the room was comfortable, well appointed and lovely and warm on a very cold night. Breakfast was fantastic and showed a real personal touch. We were made to feel very welcome and have no hesitation in recommending Arbinger Guest House very highly.

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yodekid, Owner at Abinger Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Dillip I'm sorry I never got the chance to meet you in person, but Pauline told me you were both lovely and very happy with your visit. Thank you for your kind words and compliments. Perhaps, if the University also created a favourable impression, we will see you again soon at Abinger. Bob Welland

Oldham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2012

Stayed at this lovely place whith my Daughter and her team mates playing a national 8ball pool competition at 147 snooker club. I have nothing but praise for the Abinger and the owners as they made us feel so welcome, home from home. The rooms were very clean and tidy with all you need for a relaxing stay, comfy beds,...

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Reviewed 19 November 2012

Great BOMBSITE breakfast; close enough to the centre (20 mins walk) yet not too close, so quiet and green; excellent restaurants, bars, shops 10 mins. yet accessible for countryside (20 mins. by bus, every 20 mins.); service good without being too fussy or overbearing; information/help provided was adequate without being confusing or drowning; enough staff yet not too interfering; great...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Found this guest house after trawling the net and was pleasantly surprised. Comfy beds, clean rooms, nice hot shower and a great breakfast with a huge choice from Bob's quirky 'Bombsite' menu - he even cooked me some L. McCartney veg sausages while discussing the politics of the day, Australia, Clarissa Dickson Wright and our celebrity culture - amongst other...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Consistently ranked top of the guest houses within walking distance of Leicester City Centre, Abinger continues to deliver excellent comfort, cleanliness, technical specification and value for money. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abinger Guest House

Address: 175 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Leicestershire > Leicester
Price Range: ₹ 2,987 - ₹ 3,983 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Abinger Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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